EPISODE 285 | December 5, 2016

Dinner at the Long Table with Andrew Tarlow and Anna Dunn

Cheese is meant for sharing – whether through a well-composed cheese board or a gathering over fondue. In the same…

EPISODE 284 | November 21, 2016

Climate Change, Crystals and Cheese

  Dr. Paul Kindstedt – University of Vermont professor and author of the seminal book on cheese history, Cheese and…

EPISODE 283 | November 14, 2016

Cornerstone Project

The last time Sue Miller and Rachel Fritz Schaal were on the show, they hinted at a very special collaboration….

EPISODE 282 | November 7, 2016

Life After Mongering

Looking for a career path in cheese that extends beyond the retail cheese counter? In this episode of Cutting the…

EPISODE 281 | October 31, 2016

MicroDairy Designs

MicroDairy Designs, LLC began by accident – with a dream of starting a small creamery and a lack of available…

EPISODE 280 | October 24, 2016

Cheese in the News

Nate McElroy, East Coast Sales Manager at Cypress Grove, joins host Greg Blais in the studio to talk about current…

EPISODE 279 | October 3, 2016

Book Review: Composing the Cheese Plate

“2016 is The Year of the Cheese Board” according to former Cutting the Curd guest, Madame Fromage. On this episode…

EPISODE 278 | September 26, 2016

Canary Islands Cheese

When you think of the Canary Islands, cheese may not immediately come to mind, but on this episode of Cutting…

EPISODE 277 | September 19, 2016

Book Review: The Art of the Cheese Plate

Tia Keenan is New York City-based cook, cheese specialist, writer and food stylist. In her new book – The Art of…

EPISODE 276 | September 12, 2016

Watson Fellow Linnea Burnham

Fourteen months. Four continents. Lots of cheese. On this episode of Cutting the Curd, Linnea Burnham, recipient of the prestigious…

EPISODE 275 | August 22, 2016

Washington County Cheese Tour

Consider Bardwell Farm produces award-winning cheeses from a property that was once the first cheese-making co-op in Vermont. With Angela…

EPISODE 274 | August 15, 2016

American Cheese Society: Cheese in the Heartland 2016

The American Cheese Society’s yearly conference provides a chance for cheese professionals from around the country – and the world…

EPISODE 273 | August 8, 2016

Daphne Zepos Teaching Award 2016

Daphne Zepos was a teacher, mentor and inspiration to many in the food industry. Her legacy is embodied by the…

EPISODE 272 | August 1, 2016

Cheese And More With Lidia Bastianich

Beloved television chef, restaurateur and cookbook author Lidia Bastianich joins host Greg Blais to talk about cheese!  

EPISODE 271 | July 25, 2016

Joe Bastianich Talks Cheese

EPISODE 270 | July 18, 2016

Book Review – Cured: Handcrafted Charcuteria & More

In this episode of Cutting the Curd, host Diane Stemple interviews Charles Wekselbaum, owner of Charlito’s Cocina and author of…

EPISODE 269 | July 11, 2016

Effective Cheesemongering with Jason Hinds

In Cutting the Curd‘s annual episode with Jason Hinds – sales director Neal’s Yard Dairy and co-founder of the Essex…

EPISODE 268 | June 20, 2016

Vegetable Rennet

Did you know vegetable rennet – a milk coagulant derived from plants – was once used in areas of Italy…

EPISODE 267 | June 13, 2016

All About CheeseScience.org

Pat Polowsky is a food scientist/cheesemonger living and working in Madison, Wisconsin. He’s also the creator of CheeseScience.org – an…

EPISODE 266 | June 6, 2016

Cheese Importers

Cheese imports from Europe were up last year, and with that growth comes new challenges for importers. On this episode…

EPISODE 265 | May 23, 2016

Beyond Organic with Cascadia Creamery

Cascadia Creamery in Trout Lake, Washington produces beautiful raw milk cheese made with USDA certified organic milk. In this episode…

EPISODE 264 | May 16, 2016

10 Years of Saxelby Cheesemongers

Anne Saxelby celebrates ten years in business at Saxelby Cheesemongers! A milestone for any small business, Anne’s company has changed…

EPISODE 263 | May 9, 2016

Book Review: The New Cocktail Hour

Cocktails and cheese… the perfect pairing? Madame Fromage (aka Tenaya Darlington) joins host Diane Stemple to talk about her new…

EPISODE 262 | May 2, 2016

Cheese Mites

Milk, cultures, rennet, salt, time, and…. cheese mites? Tune in to hear Debra Dickerson and Matthew Rubiner talk with host…

EPISODE 261 | April 25, 2016

Book Review: A First Course in Cheese

The Bedford Cheese Shop’s Charlotte Kamin and Nate McElroy join Diane Stemple in the studio to discuss their book –…

EPISODE 260 | April 18, 2016

Succession Planning for Cheesemakers: Part 2

Redwood Hill Farm is a pioneering artisan cheesemakers in the U.S. based in Sonoma County. On this episode of Cutting…

EPISODE 259 | April 11, 2016

Raw Milk Cheese is…

According to cheesemongers across the country, raw milk cheese is tradition, history, a taste of place, and, of course, it…

EPISODE 258 | April 4, 2016

All in Cheese Family: Marcelli Formaggi

The Italian region of Abruzzo might bring to mind Montepulciano wine or national parks, but it’s the elusive cheeses of the region that are…

EPISODE 257 | March 21, 2016

Cheese Art

Flavor can be fleeting but art is for the ages. Tune in for Diane Stemple’s interview with the cheese world’s…

EPISODE 256 | March 14, 2016

Major in Dairy Science

Ever consider studying dairy science? Kaylee Wegner – a senior at South Dakota State University – joins host Greg Blais…

EPISODE 255 | March 7, 2016

Tradition/Transhumance

Alp cheeses are a delicious byproduct of transhumance – the seasonal movement of people with their livestock between fixed summer and…

EPISODE 254 | February 29, 2016

Book Review: Wine & Cheese Pairing Swatchbook

Wine and cheese pairing can be a daunting task, but not when one is armed with the proper tools.  On…

EPISODE 253 | February 22, 2016

Succession Planning for Cheesemakers

Like any small business owner, artisan cheesemakers who own and operate their farms and dairies must plan for their eventual…

EPISODE 252 | February 15, 2016

Current Events in Cheese 2016

Cheese heists. Loans backed by cheese. Changing cheese regulations. On this episode of Cutting the Curd, regular guest Matthew Rubiner…

EPISODE 251 | February 8, 2016

Cheese Guilds

The rise of artisan cheese in the U.S. has created a need for knowledge sharing, marketing support and networking opportunities,…

EPISODE 250 | February 1, 2016

A Chat with Culture Magazine

Cheese lovers know Culture Magazine – an invaluable print and online publication that reports on and creates stories for the world…

EPISODE 249 | January 25, 2016

Cheese Archaeology

What can archaeology tell us about cheese? Tune in to hear Kelila Jaffe – Food program coordinator and PhD candidate…

EPISODE 248 | January 18, 2016

How to Start a Cheese Shop: Part 2

Ever dream of owning your very own cheese shop?  On Episode 120 of Cutting the Curd, Diane Stemple spoke to Beth Lewand…

EPISODE 247 | January 11, 2016

Adam Moskowitz: Unplugged

Cutting the Curd regular guest, Adam Moskowitz, returns! Tune in to hear Adam and host Greg Blais talk about FDA…

EPISODE 246 | January 4, 2016

Winter Fancy Food 2015

Last year, Cutting the Curd producer Emily Acosta brought special coverage of the 2015 Winter Fancy Food Show to the…

EPISODE 245 | December 14, 2015

Drunken Cheese Stories 2015

Our holiday special returns: Drunken Cheese Stories! Take a shot or sip some wine, and tune in to hear host…

EPISODE 244 | December 7, 2015

Book Review: The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey

Tune in to Diane Stemple’s review of Land of Milk and Uncle Honey: Memories from the Farm of My Youth. …

EPISODE 243 | November 30, 2015

How to Judge Cheese

Gold Medal, Blue Ribbon, Best in Show… What makes an award-winning cheese? Tune in to hear host Greg Blais discuss…

EPISODE 242 | November 23, 2015

Thanks(cheese)giving

Great cheese can take a Thanksgiving meal from good to unforgettable. Tune in to hear veteran cheesemongers Sara Adduci of…

EPISODE 241 | November 16, 2015

Book Review: Cheddar

We love cheddar cheese. But how much do we really know about this classic food? Tune in to hear Diane…

EPISODE 240 | November 9, 2015

Animal Feed: Why Does It Matter?

Grass-fed milk. GMO grain. Silage. Dry Hay. These are terms about animal feed many cheese lovers have heard… but what…

EPISODE 239 | November 2, 2015

What’s In A Cheese Name: Part 2

Naming a cheese is like naming a child: it says something about the cheesemaker and something about the story of…

EPISODE 238 | October 26, 2015

Book Review: Speed Brewing

Mary Izett knows fermentation. As a fellow Heritage Radio host (Fuhmentaboutit!), Mary explores fermentation – from beer to cider to…

EPISODE 237 | October 19, 2015

Eat Wisconsin Cheese

The month of October is American Cheese Month, dedicated to North America\u2019s delicious and diverse cheeses and the farmers, cheesemakers…

EPISODE 236 | October 5, 2015

Cheese Storage

This episode is inspired by Saran Wrap and the cheesemongers who love to hate it. Mastering the art of a…

EPISODE 235 | September 28, 2015

Water Buffalo

If you’ve ever eaten traditional Mozzarella di Bufala, you know how special the milk of the water buffalo can be……

EPISODE 234 | September 14, 2015

Book Review: The Art of Natural Cheesemaking

Most DIY cheesemaking books are hard to follow, complicated, and confusing, and call for the use of packaged freeze-dried cultures,…

EPISODE 233 | August 10, 2015

Daphne Zepos Teaching Award

Daphne Zepos was a teacher, mentor and inspiration to many in the food industry. Her legacy is embodied by Daphne…

EPISODE 232 | August 3, 2015

Inga Witscher of Around the Farm Table

Farming is in Inga Witscher’s blood. A fourth generation farmer, Inga talks to host Greg Blais about her passion for…

EPISODE 231 | July 27, 2015

Vermont Cheesemakers Festival

On July 19, 2015, cheese lovers descended upon the historic Shelburn Farms Coach Barn for the annual Vermont Cheesemakers Festival….

EPISODE 230 | July 20, 2015

American Cheese Society Conference

On this episode of Cutting the Curd, host Diane Stemple talks to Debra Dickerson, who has been passionately involved in…

EPISODE 229 | July 13, 2015

Cheese Travel Stories

Tune in for a special episode of Cutting the Curd as Greg Blais and Emily Acosta take listeners through a…

EPISODE 228 | July 6, 2015

Jason Hinds Returns

Jason Hinds joins host Greg Blais in Cutting the Curd’s continuing discussion on lost cheeses. Find out how two World…

EPISODE 227 | June 29, 2015

Book Review: The Big Fat Surprise

On this Cutting the Curd Book Review, host Diane Stemple talks to Nina Teicholz, investigative journalist and author of The…

EPISODE 226 | June 22, 2015

What’s New in the Pacific Northwest

In this episode of Cutting the Curd, host Greg Blais learns about some new and exciting cheese ventures in the…

EPISODE 225 | June 15, 2015

Cowgirl Creamery & California Drought

As the record drought in California – the worst in hundreds of years – continues to make headlines, food producers…

EPISODE 224 | June 1, 2015

Lost Cheese: Emmentaler

A few months ago, Joe Salonia of Gourmino Cheese launched a hashtag to promote a cheese we all know and…

EPISODE 223 | May 18, 2015

Book Review: Yogurt: Sweet and Savory Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Discover the incredibly versatility of yogurt as an ingredient (with the added bonus of probiotic health benefits!). On this Cutting…

EPISODE 222 | May 11, 2015

Cheese & Wine with Kyle MacLachlan

To many, Kyle MacLachlan is best known for his roles in cult films such as Blue Velvet, or for his…

EPISODE 221 | May 4, 2015

Cheese Moms: Mother’s Day Special

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, Cutting the Curd celebrates moms in cheese! On this episode, hosts Anne Saxelby…

EPISODE 220 | April 27, 2015

Book Review

Jimmy Carbone, host of HRN’s Beer Sessions Radio, joins host Diane Stemple in the studio to discuss Jimmy’s book –…

EPISODE 219 | April 20, 2015

Lisa Hall, Saxon Creamery

On Cutting the Curd Episode #174, host Greg Blais spoke with Lisa Hall of Saxon Creamery about her struggle to…

EPISODE 218 | April 13, 2015

Raw Milk Cheese Appreciation Day

Raw-Milk Cheese Appreciation Day is an international celebration of raw-milk cheese and the individuals who bring it to life from…

EPISODE 217 | April 6, 2015

Holland in Wisconsin: Marieke Penterman

Recent recipient of the 2015 Wisconsin Outstanding Young Farmers Award, Marieke Penterman of Hollands Family Farm, joins host Greg Blais…

EPISODE 216 | March 30, 2015

Book Review: The Carnivore’s Manifesto

On today’s “Book Review” edition of Cutting the Curd, host Diane Stemple reviews “The Carnivore’s Manifesto,” by Heritage Radio Network…

EPISODE 215 | March 24, 2015

All in the Cheese Family: The Juhls

Some say the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, and for the Juhl family this is particularly true… especially…

EPISODE 214 | March 23, 2015

Artisan Cheese Around the Globe: India

On this week’s episode of Cutting the Curd, host Greg Blais talks with Mansi Jasani – founder of the Cheese…

EPISODE 213 | March 9, 2015

France in Montana: Poor Orphan Creamery

On today’s episode of Cutting the Curd, Greg Blais talks with Lark Gilmer-Smothermon, shepherd and cheesemaker at Poor Orphan Creamery…

EPISODE 212 | March 2, 2015

Dolce Valle Dairy in Trinidad, Nate McElroy, & Ellen Cronin

In today’s episode of Cutting the Curd host Greg Blais chats with Piero Guerrini of Dolce Valle Dairy on the…

EPISODE 211 | February 23, 2015

Book Review: The Cabot Creamery Cookbook

On today’s “Book Review” edition of Cutting the Curd, host Diane Stemple reviews “The Cabot Creamery Cookbook,” which features recipes…

EPISODE 210 | February 16, 2015

Cheese R&D: Jacobs & Brichford Farmstead Cheese

Continuing the discussion from last week about developing new cheeses, this week on Cutting the Curd host Greg Blais chats…

EPISODE 209 | February 9, 2015

Cheese R&D: Sugarhouse Creamery & Crown Finish Caves

The R&D process for creating a new cheese can be a long and expensive one for new artisan cheesemakers, but…

EPISODE 208 | February 2, 2015

Book Review: One Hour Cheese

On today’s “Book Review” edition of Cutting the Curd, host Diane Stemple reviews “One Hour Cheese” by Claudia Lucero, owner…

EPISODE 207 | January 19, 2015

Life Changing Moments in Cheese

For many of us working in the cheese business, cheese is a lens through which we view the world and…

EPISODE 206 | January 12, 2015

2014 in Review with Anne Saxelby

This week Cutting the Curd host Greg Blais kicks off the new year with all-star guest Anne Saxelby, first catching…

EPISODE 205 | December 22, 2014

Book Review: The Science of Cheese

On today’s “Book Review” edition of Cutting the Curd, Diane Stemple review “The Science of Cheese” by Michael Tunick. In…

EPISODE 204 | December 15, 2014

Drunken Cheese Stories

This week on Cutting the Curd, host Greg Blais is talking drunken cheese stories with guests Charlotte Kamin and Nate…

EPISODE 203 | December 8, 2014

From the Farm to the Cheese Shop: Crystal Food Import

Continuing the discussion about the importance of cheese importers and distributers to the cheese chain, host Greg Blais chats with…

EPISODE 202 | December 1, 2014

From the Farm to the Cheese Shop

This week on Cutting the Curd, co-hosts Greg Blais and Anne Saxelby talk with Adam Moskowitz of Larkin Cold Storage…

EPISODE 201 | November 24, 2014

Cheesy Kickstarter Campaigns

This week on Cutting the Curd, host Diane Stemple is talking Kickstarter campaigns with Sue Miller of Birchrun Hills Farm…

EPISODE 200 | November 17, 2014

Cheese Hacks

This week on Cutting the Curd, host Greg Blais is talking cheese hacks! Similar to the popular life hacks, which…

EPISODE 199 | November 10, 2014

Cheese and Art: Painting and Photography

This week on Cutting the Curd, host Greg Blais is wrapping up the series on cheese and art discussion cheese…

EPISODE 198 | November 3, 2014

Cheese and Art: Film

Continuing the ongoing series on cheese and art, this week host Greg Blais is talking film on Cutting the Curd!…

EPISODE 197 | October 27, 2014

Book Review: Di Palo’s Guide to the Essential Foods of Italy

This week on Cutting the Curd, host Diane Stemple welcomes Lou Di Palo of Italian Selects based in Little Italy,…

EPISODE 196 | October 20, 2014

Cheese and Art: Performance

This week Cutting the Curd is continuing its series on cheese and art. Host Greg Blais and co-host Emily Acosta…

EPISODE 195 | October 13, 2014

Cheese and Art: Music

This week on Cutting the Curd, host Greg Blais and guest co-host Anne Saxelby begin a series talking about cheese…

EPISODE 194 | October 6, 2014

What’s in a Cheese Name?

What’s in a name? This week on Cutting the Curd, host Greg Blais is talking cheese names with guests Rachel…

EPISODE 193 | September 29, 2014

Book Review: The Cheesemonger’s Seasons

This week on a brand new Cutting the Curd, host Diane Stemple is kicking off the show’s monthly book review,…

EPISODE 192 | September 22, 2014

Current Events in Cheese

This week on a brand new Cutting the Curd, host Greg Blais takes on current events in the cheese realm…

EPISODE 191 | September 15, 2014

Cheese Royalty: Peter Dixon & Benton Brown

Cheese royalty is in the house this week on Cutting the Curd! Join Greg Blais as he chats with Peter…

EPISODE 190 | September 8, 2014

Catching Up with Anne Saxelby

This week on Cutting the Curd, guest host Greg Blais and co-host Diane Stemple kick off the new radio season…

EPISODE 189 | August 25, 2014

Max McCalman

Tune in for a fun and insightful episode of Cutting the Curd as Greg Blais is joined by friend and…

EPISODE 188 | August 18, 2014

Book Review: The Telling Room

This week on Cutting the Curd, Diane Stemple chats with Michael Paternity, author of The Telling Room: A Tale of…

EPISODE 187 | August 11, 2014

The Daphne Zepos Teaching Awards

On a new episode of Cutting the Curd, hear from last year and this year’s recipients of the Daphne Zepos…

EPISODE 186 | August 5, 2014

The 2014 American Cheese Society Conference

Re-live the 2014 American Cheese Society Conference, held this year in Sacramento, California, on a brand new episode of Cutting…

EPISODE 185 | July 28, 2014

The 2014 Cheesemonger Invitational

Re-live the 2014 Cheesemonger Invitational on this week’s episode of Cutting the Curd. Greg Blais, Sophie Slessinger and Andrew SiIskind…

EPISODE 184 | July 21, 2014

Vermont Cheesemaker’s Festival Recap

Re-live the Vermont Cheesemaker’s Festival on a special episode of Cutting the Curd, as host Greg Blais is joined by…

EPISODE 183 | July 14, 2014

Bedford Cheese Shop

What happens when a punk kid figures out how to handle cheese? The Bedford Cheese Shop is born! Get some…

EPISODE 182 | July 8, 2014

Talking Shop with Andy Hatch of Uplands Cheese Company

Andy Hatch is responsible for one of the most ubiquitous cheeses on counters and menus across the country – Pleasant…

EPISODE 181 | June 30, 2014

Neal’s Yard Dairy & The 2014 Cheesemonger Invitational

Jason Hinds of Neal’s Yard Dairy has damn-near seen it all when it comes to cheese. This week he joins…

EPISODE 180 | June 23, 2014

Old School vs New School: Emily Acosta & Matt Rubiner

In the last of the Old School vs New School series, Greg Blais is joined by two talented cheesemongers –…

EPISODE 179 | June 16, 2014

Book Review: The Small

This week on Cutting the Curd, Diane Stemple talks with Gianaclis Caldwell about her new book, The Small-Scale Dairy. Tune…

EPISODE 178 | June 10, 2014

Old School vs New School: Veronica Pedraza & David Major

Continuing in the old school/new school series, host Greg Blais hosts two sheeps milk cheesemakers on this week’s episode of…

EPISODE 177 | June 3, 2014

Old School vs New School: Mike Lee & Judy Schad

Goat milk cheesemakers love goat, there can never be enough cheesemakers and they all love each other. These are some…

EPISODE 176 | May 26, 2014

Old School vs. New School: Franklin Peluso & Jos Vulto

What happens when you pit old school next to new school in the cheese world? Find out this week on…

EPISODE 175 | May 19, 2014

The Meat Hook Meat Book

Tom Mylan knows his meat. The cult-hero, Executive Butcher and co-owner of The Meat Hook, a butcher shop in Williamsburg,…

EPISODE 174 | May 12, 2014

Elena Santogade & Lisa Hall

Welcome to another episode of the best cheese radio show in the world, Cutting the Curd. This week – host…

EPISODE 173 | May 5, 2014

Making More of Mozzarella

What’s the deal with mozzarella? Most people have a vague understanding of the popular cheese – but there’s more to…

EPISODE 172 | April 28, 2014

Book Review: A Lapsed Anarchist’s Approach to Managing Ourselves

Ari Weinzweig knows how to run a good business. In fact, he wrote the book on running a good business…

EPISODE 171 | April 21, 2014

Cheese Tours Part 2

What could be better than a cheese tour? For cheese enthusiasts – it’s worth every penny. On a travel themed…

EPISODE 170 | April 7, 2014

Cheese Tours

It’s the Cheese Travel Show on Cutting the Curd! Tune in and hear from Elph Morgan at the Zingerman’s Food…

EPISODE 169 | March 31, 2014

Tenaya Darlington

This week on Cutting the Curd, Diane interviews Tenaya Darlington, author of DiBruno’s House of Cheese. Tenaya talks about her…

EPISODE 168 | March 24, 2014

Small Cheese Businesses

What does it look like when a small business scales up in the cheese world? This week’s episode of Cutting…

EPISODE 167 | March 17, 2014

Certification Program Controversy with Greg Blais

The cheese world is changing! Certain certification programs are evolving and there are more options than ever for aspiring cheesemongers…

EPISODE 166 | March 10, 2014

Cheesy Kickstarters

We’re profiling some Cheesy Kickstarters this week on Cutting the Curd! Tune in as Anne Saxleby chats with Rynn Caputo…

EPISODE 165 | March 3, 2014

Beer & Cheese with Jimmy Carbone & Greg Blais

What’s better than beer & cheese? This week on Cutting the Curd, Anne Saxelby invites Jimmy Carbone, host of Beer…

EPISODE 164 | February 24, 2014

Janet Fletcher: Cheese and Beer

This week on Cutting the Curd, host Diane Stemple interviews Janet Fletcher, food writer from Napa Valley and author of…

EPISODE 163 | February 17, 2014

New Jersey Family Business

This week’s episode of Cutting the Curd focuses on New Jersey family businesses. Hear from Bob Sickles of Sickles Market,…

EPISODE 162 | February 10, 2014

San Francisco Cheesemonger Invitational

The results are in! This year’s Cheesemonger Invitational in San Francisco was a huge success and a winner was crowned…

EPISODE 161 | January 27, 2014

Book Review: Pacific Northwest Cheese

On this edition of the Cutting the Curd Book Review, Diane Stemple chats with Tami Parr, author of Pacific Northwest…

EPISODE 160 | December 9, 2013

Holiday Cheeses

It’s the holiday season, and many folks are wondering, “What’s the best cheese to bring to a family gathering?” Anne…

EPISODE 159 | December 2, 2013

Book Review: Cowgirl Creamery Cooks

On this edition of the Cutting the Curd Book Review, Diane Stemple talks with Sue Conley, co-author of Cowgirl Creamery…

EPISODE 158 | November 25, 2013

Urban Cheesemaking Series: Learning About Cheese with The Brooklyn Kitchen

Want to learn how to make cheese? Live in Brooklyn? Why haven’t you been to the Brooklyn Kitchen yet!? Learn…

EPISODE 157 | November 18, 2013

Affinage: A Timeline

What is affinage? Simply put, it’s the art of ripening cheese. However, as you’ll learn on this episode of Cutting…

EPISODE 156 | November 4, 2013

Book Review: It’s Not You, It’s Brie

Kirstin Jackson focuses on American cheese in her new book, It’s Not Your, It’s Brie: Unwrapping America’s Unique Culture of…

EPISODE 155 | October 25, 2013

Gordon Edgar

On this week’s special episode of Cutting the Curd, host Diane Stemple speaks with Gordon Edgar, author of Cheesemonger: A…

EPISODE 154 | October 11, 2013

State of Cheese: Florida and Southern Cheese Festival Recap!

Take a trip to Florida on the latest episode of Cutting the Curd! For its “State of Cheese” series, Anne…

EPISODE 153 | October 7, 2013

aHeirloom: Handmade Cutting Boards

aHeirloom is an Etsy-born company that produces state shaped cutting boards. It’s proprietor, Amy Stringer-Mowat, is this week’s guest on…

EPISODE 152 | September 27, 2013

Hannah Howard

Hannah Howard has been working in cheese in New York City since the age of seventeen. On this week’s episode…

EPISODE 151 | September 20, 2013

World Dairy Expo 2013

This week on Cutting the Curd, Anne Saxelby talks with Janet Keller about the upcoming World Dairy Expo! 2013 marks…

EPISODE 150 | September 13, 2013

Locavore Roar

Tiffany Kenney of Locavore Roar joins Anne Saxelby to talk about the Wisconsin Food Festival on this week’s edition of…

EPISODE 149 | August 30, 2013

Book Review: Cheese for Dummies

Lassa Skinner is a woman who knows her cheese. As founder/owner at Culture cheese magazine and Co-Author of Cheese For…

EPISODE 148 |

Greg O’Neil

Greg O’Neill is a man who knows cheese better than most. He’s the co-founder and co-owner of Pastoral Artisan Cheese,…

EPISODE 147 | August 16, 2013

Underground Food Collective

Meet Jonny Hunter – one of the founders of the Underground Food Collective, a group of talented chefs and food…

EPISODE 146 | August 9, 2013

Jess Perrie

On a special episode of Cutting the Curd, Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slessinger chat with Jess Perrie of Beehive Cheese…

EPISODE 145 | July 26, 2013

Book Review: Mac & Cheese, Please!

Who doesn’t love Mac & Cheese? On the monthly book review edition of Cutting the Curd, guest host Diane Stemple…

EPISODE 144 | July 19, 2013

Arattom Dairy

Hear from former Saxelby Cheesemonger Jon Bonanno on the latest episode of Cutting the Curd. Jon has worn a variety…

EPISODE 143 | July 12, 2013

Wisconsin Master Cheesemakers Program

Find out what it takes to become a Master Cheesemaker on the latest episode of Cutting the Curd. Now in…

EPISODE 142 | June 28, 2013

Canal Junction Farmstead Cheese

Meet Brian Schlatter from Canal Junction Farmstead Cheese, where the higest quality milk is turned into delicious Handmade – Artisan…

EPISODE 141 | June 21, 2013

Pizza a Casa

Pizza a Casa Pizza School officially opened its doors April 15th, 2010 at 371 Grand Street on New York City’s…

EPISODE 140 | June 14, 2013

Book Review: The Life of Cheese

Heather Paxson views cheese through an anthropological lens in her book, The Life of Cheese. On this week’s Cutting the…

EPISODE 139 | June 7, 2013

Mystic Cheese Company & The 4th Annual Cheesemonger Invitational

On a brand new episode of Cutting the Curd, discover Mystic Cheese & The 4th Annual Cheesemonger Invitational. Led by…

EPISODE 138 | May 31, 2013

Book Review: The Animal Farm Buttermilk Cookbook

On this month’s special book review edition of Cutting the Curd with special guest host Diane Stemple, listeners are introduced…

EPISODE 137 | May 24, 2013

Camp Bacon

It’s time for Camp Bacon! Tune in to this week’s episode of Cutting the Curd as Anne Saxelby chats with…

EPISODE 136 | May 17, 2013

Lauren Melodia of Milk Not Jails

Lauren Melodia aims to link New York dairy farmers and high incarceration rates with her organization, Milk Not Jails. This…

EPISODE 135 | May 10, 2013

Peter Lovis

As Anne Saxelby continues to explore the lives and careers of Cheesemongers across the nation on Cutting the Curd, this…

EPISODE 134 | May 3, 2013

Cutting the Curd – 134 – Ken Skovron

Ken Skovron is the owner of Darien Cheese and Fine Foods, based in Darien Connecticut. One of first original cheese…

EPISODE 133 | April 26, 2013

Book Review: The Cheesemakers Apprentice

It’s a cheese-for-all on this episode of Cutting the Curd. Host Diane Stemple starts her book review program with Sasha…

EPISODE 132 | April 19, 2013

Roots of Cheesemongering with Greg Blais

Greg Blais has a storied history as a cheesemonger in New York City. Anne Saxelby invites Greg into the studio…

EPISODE 131 | April 12, 2013

Cheese Headlines

Anne Saxelby reviews some recent cheese headlines on this week’s episode of Cutting the Curd. Anne is joined in the…

EPISODE 130 | March 29, 2013

Tart & Sweet: Kelly Geary

Canning and preserving has really become a big trend in the food world these days, but how can you take…

EPISODE 129 | March 22, 2013

The Daphne Zepos Teaching Award

The Daphne Zepos Teaching Award is an annual scholarship awarded to an USA-based cheese professional who uses the funds to…

EPISODE 128 | March 16, 2013

Olli’s Farm and Creamery

Learn all about “the art of butter” on a creamy episode of Cutting the Curd, as Anne Saxelby returns to…

EPISODE 127 | February 22, 2013

Academie Opus Caseus

So you want to learn about cheese? You’ve found the perfect program! This week’s guest on Cutting the Curd is…

EPISODE 126 | February 8, 2013

The White Moustache [Yogurt]

Anne Saxelby is back on Cutting the Curd! Though broadcasting at a brand new time (Friday’s at 4:00pm), it’s same…

EPISODE 125 | January 28, 2013

Culture Magazine with Kate Arding

Kate Arding of Culture Magazine talks about her cheese history on today’s Cutting the Curd. Diane Stemple talks with Kate…

EPISODE 124 | January 21, 2013

Poul Price and Everett Presley

Poul Price and Everett Presley didn’t find cheese; cheese found them! This week on Cutting the Curd, Diane Stemple asks…

EPISODE 123 | January 14, 2013

Peter Kindel’s Cheese Path

Peter Kindel shares his cheese journey on today’s Cutting the Curd with Diane Stemple. Hear how Peter got his start…

EPISODE 122 | January 7, 2013

Max McCalman of Artisanal

Diane Stemple’s guest on today’s Cutting the Curd is Max McCalman, the Dean of Curriculum at Artisanal. Listen in to…

EPISODE 121 | December 17, 2012

Cheese Supply Chain & Career Advice

This week on Cutting the Curd, guest host Diane Stemple is joined by Tyler Hawes of The Chef’s Warehouse/Dairyland to…

EPISODE 120 | December 10, 2012

How To Start a Cheese Shop

This week on Cutting the Curd, Diane Stemple is joined by three owners of start-up cheese shops. Beth Lewand is…

EPISODE 119 | December 3, 2012

Holiday Cheese & Gift Ideas

Today on Cutting the Curd, Diane Stemple is joined by a panel of guests to talk about holiday cheeses and…

EPISODE 118 | November 26, 2012

Cheese & Art: Personal Journeys

On Cutting the Curd we have talked about the intersections between cheese and art on previous shows, but this week…

EPISODE 117 | November 19, 2012

Cheese Professionalism & Thanksgiving

This week on Cutting the Curd, Diane Stemple is joined in the studio by two newly graduated Certified Cheese Professionals,…

EPISODE 116 | November 12, 2012

Nobody Abandon the Cheese: Hurricane Sandy with Aaron Foster

Diane Stemple debuts as guest host on this week’s episode of Cutting the Curd! Diane is speaking with Aaron Foster,…

EPISODE 115 | November 6, 2012

Hurricanes & the Dairy Sheep Association of North America

Cutting the Curd returns after a brief hiatus! This week, Anne Saxelby is joined in the studio by Diane Stemple…

EPISODE 114 | October 8, 2012

Kate Arding on British Cheese History

On this episode of Cutting the Curd, Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger are joined by Kate Arding of the American…

EPISODE 113 | October 1, 2012

Kick Off American Cheese Month with Christine Hyatt

October is American Cheese Month! On this week’s episode of Cutting the Curd, Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger are talking…

EPISODE 112 | September 24, 2012

Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking with Gianaclis Caldwell

On this week’s episode of Cutting the Curd, Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger are talking with author and cheesemaker Gianaclis…

EPISODE 111 | September 17, 2012

Cheese Tools and Accessories

We’re talking cheese tools on this week’s installment of Cutting the Curd! Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger talk with Kristy…

EPISODE 110 | September 10, 2012

The New York State Yogurt Summit

This week, Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger call up New York state dairy farmer Lorraine Lewendowsky for a report from…

EPISODE 109 | August 27, 2012

Life After Labor Day with Tressa Eaton

Cutting the Curd is back from summer vacation, and Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger are reviewing some of the best…

EPISODE 108 | July 16, 2012

The State of Cheese: Oregon

On this week’s Cutting the Curd, Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger are traveling via the airwaves to Oregon! That’s right,…

EPISODE 107 | July 9, 2012

Daphne Zepos Tribute

On today’s episode of Cutting the Curd, Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger are remembering the life and work of cheesemonger,…

EPISODE 106 | July 2, 2012

The State of Cheese: Arizona

What’s the state of cheese in Arizona? On this week’s episode of Cutting the Curd, Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger…

EPISODE 105 | June 25, 2012

The Cheesemonger Invitational 2012

On this week’s episode of Cutting the Curd, Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger are in the studio talking about the…

EPISODE 104 | June 18, 2012

Sandor Katz

On this week’s episode of Cutting the Curd, Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger are talking with Sandor Katz, author of…

EPISODE 103 | June 11, 2012

Rynn Caputo of Caputo Brothers Creamery

On this episode of Cutting the Curd, Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger are on the phone with Rynn Caputo of…

EPISODE 102 | June 5, 2012

Chris Vamos

On today’s episode of Cutting the Curd, Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger are talking with Chris Vamos, president of Milkman…

EPISODE 101 | May 21, 2012

Elizabeth Fassberg of Eatfood

Leave all of your stereotypes about “diets” and “dieting” behind! On this episode of Cutting the Curd, Anne Saxelby and…

EPISODE 100 | May 14, 2012

Pair on Air

This week is Cutting the Curd’s 100th episode! Congratulations to Anne Saxelby, Sophie Slesinger, and everyone else who has either…

EPISODE 99 | May 7, 2012

Cheese Professionals

This week on Cutting the Curd, Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger are in the studio with two cheese professionals Marwen…

EPISODE 98 | April 30, 2012

Cooking with Cheese

On this week’s Cutting the Curd, Anne and Sophie are talking about cooking with cheese! Joining them in the studio…

EPISODE 97 | April 23, 2012

Michele Buster of Forever Cheese

Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesginer are joined by Michele Buster of Forever Cheese and Mitica on this week’s Cutting the…

EPISODE 96 | April 9, 2012

Urban Cheese Making with Matt Spiegler

It’s time for more urban cheese making on Cutting the Curd! This week, Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger talk with…

EPISODE 95 |

Mexican Cheese

This week’s Cutting the Curd is all about Mexican Cheese! Our hosts Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger are joined in…

EPISODE 94 | March 26, 2012

And More Goats!

This Week on Cutting the Curd, Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger are continuing their discussion about goats. But they’re not…

EPISODE 93 |

Cutting the Curd – 93 – Red Hook Criterium

On this episode of Cutting the Curd, Anne and Sophie are joined in the studio by Patrick Martins of Heritage…

EPISODE 92 | March 12, 2012

Edible Manhattan & Cheese

This week on Cutting the Curd, Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger sit and chat with Gabrielle Langholtz & Rachel Wharton,…

EPISODE 91 |

Goats!

Today’s episode of Cutting the Curd is all about goats! Tune in as Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slessinger chat with…

EPISODE 90 | February 13, 2012

Cheese History with Paul Kindstedt

Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger are joined by author Paul Kindstedt, who’s latest book “Cheese and Culture: A History of…

EPISODE 89 | February 6, 2012

The State of Cheese: Oklahoma

This week Cutting The Curd sees another installment of its State of Cheese series and this time hosts Anne Saxelby…

EPISODE 88 | January 30, 2012

Butter!!!

Do you love butter? Then this is the show for you. Tune in to this week’s episode of Cutting the…

EPISODE 87 | January 23, 2012

NYFoods

Upstate New York has become a hot bed for young farmers, organic dairy and delicious products. Tune in to this…

EPISODE 86 | January 16, 2012

Cheese Education

Ever want to learn about cheese? Here’s your chance! Tune into an educational episode of Cutting the Curd with Anne…

EPISODE 85 | January 9, 2012

Cheese Equipment & Connections

The cheese community is one of the strongest in the food world and this week on Cutting the Curd, Anne…

EPISODE 84 | January 2, 2012

The Year In Review

This week on Cutting the Curd, Anne Saxelby looks back on show highlights from 2011. Tune in to hear about…

EPISODE 83 | November 28, 2011

Sarah Kaufmann “The Cheese Lady”

Sarah Kaufmann, aka “The Cheese Lady”, is this week’s guest on Cutting the Curd with Anne Saxelby & Sophie Slesinger….

EPISODE 82 | November 21, 2011

Rush Creek Reserve

This week’s episode of Cutting the Curd focuses on a single seasonal cheese: Rush Creek Reserve. First hear from cheesemaker…

EPISODE 81 | November 14, 2011

Rachel Dutton

This week Cutting the Curd gets gets cut down to size, or rather gets shrunk, with the help of microbiologist…

EPISODE 80 | November 7, 2011

State of Cheese: North Dakota

The State of Cheese Series continues! Tune in as Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slessinger explore cheese in the great state…

EPISODE 79 | October 31, 2011

Lange Dairy Development

This weeks Cutting the Curd brings you Mathew Lange of Lange Dairy Development out of North Carolina and who is…

EPISODE 78 | October 24, 2011

Small Cheese Occupies Big Food

Cutting the Curd gets political with Heather Squire, the coordinator for Occupy Wall Street‘s (#OWS ) food preparation and delivery….

EPISODE 77 | October 10, 2011

Blue Heron Farm

Tune in to a special episode of Cutting the Curd as Anne Saxelby is joined by Christian Seger and Lisa…

EPISODE 76 | October 3, 2011

State of Cheese: Missouri

This week on Cutting the Curd, Anne & Sophie continue the State of Cheese Series, moving on to the state…

EPISODE 75 | September 19, 2011

William Ogelthorpe & Elena Santogade

This week on Cutting The Curd Anne hops across the pond with William Ogelthorpe of Kappacasein Dairy who has been…

EPISODE 74 | September 12, 2011

Dr. Paul Kindstedt

Dr. Paul Kindstedt, Co-Director of the Vermont Institute of Artisan Cheese joins this week’s episode of Cutting the Curd to…

EPISODE 73 | August 29, 2011

Casellula

This week Cutting the Curd welcomes Dimitri Saad and Brian Keyser of Casellula Cheese and Wine Cafe in Hell’s Kitchen….

EPISODE 72 | August 22, 2011

Carlos Yescas

This week Cutting the Curd goes South of the border, down Mexico way with guest Carlos Yescas who is a…

EPISODE 71 | August 15, 2011

Locust Grove Farm

This week’s Cutting the Curd sees another installment of So You Wanna Be a Cheesemaker. This time Tennessean Adam Spannaus…

EPISODE 70 | August 8, 2011

Susan Sturman & ACS Certification

This week Cutting the Curd talks cheese and standardization. Anne is joined by Susan Sturman of the American Cheese Society…

EPISODE 69 | July 25, 2011

State of Cheese: West Virginia

This week on Cutting the Curd sees another installment of Anne’s State of Cheese series and this episode takes us…

EPISODE 68 | July 18, 2011

State of Cheese: Maryland

This week on Cutting the Curd Anne and Sophia have another installment of State of Cheese and this week it’s…

EPISODE 67 | July 12, 2011

Cheese in Art: Still Life Paintings & The Dutch Golden Age

On a very educational and unique episode of Cutting the Curd, Anne & Sophie are joined by author of “Still…

EPISODE 66 | June 27, 2011

Christine Wyatt & Will Fertman

This week on Cutting the Curd its all about cheese and media. First to join Anne and Sophie is Christine…

EPISODE 65 | June 20, 2011

Adam Moskowitz and Brooke Little

This week on Cutting the Curd Anne and Sophie get a sneak peak of the 2011 Cheesemonger Invitational when they…

EPISODE 64 | June 13, 2011

State of Cheese: Rhode Island

This week on Cutting the Curd Ann and Sophie take us to Rhode Island, the Ocean State, and the cheeses…

EPISODE 63 | May 23, 2011

State of Cheese: Alaska

This week’s episode of Cutting the Curd sees Anne Saxelby taking her State of Cheese series all the way to…

EPISODE 62 | May 16, 2011

State of Cheese: Maine

This week on Cutting the Curd, Anne continues her State of Cheese series as we hear from Debra Hahn of…

EPISODE 61 | May 9, 2011

Spring Brook Farms

This week on Cutting the Curd, Anne is joined by Jeremy Stephenson of Spring Brook Farms in Vermont. Jeremy talks…

EPISODE 60 | May 2, 2011

Bob

This week on Cutting the Curd Anne Saxelby talks with Steven Judge of Bob-White Systems. Bob-White Systems focuses on the…

EPISODE 59 | April 25, 2011

State of Cheese: Tennessee

This week on Cutting the Curd Anne Saxelby takes us Tennessee where we talk with local cheese makers Jim and…

EPISODE 58 | April 11, 2011

State of Cheese: Pennsylvania

Anne Saxelby continues her State of Cheese series into Pennsylvania this week on Cutting the Curd. First she is joined…

EPISODE 57 | April 4, 2011

State of Cheese: North Carolina

The State of Cheese Series continues along to North Carolina as Anne Saxelby and Sophie Slesinger are joined by Portia…

EPISODE 56 | March 28, 2011

State of Cheese: Minnesota

Cutting the Curd moves to a new time slot as Anne continues her State of Cheese series with a new…

EPISODE 55 | March 6, 2011

State of Cheese: Massachusetts

This week on Cutting the Curd, Anne returns to the State of Cheese Series – this time exploring all things…

EPISODE 54 | February 13, 2011

Affinage with Michael Anderson

This week on Cutting the Curd lean more about cheese aging, as Anne is joined by Michael Anderson . Michael…

EPISODE 53 | January 30, 2011

State of Cheese: Illinois

Anne brings State of Cheese series to the great state of Illinois with special guests Leslie Cooperband of Prairie Fruits…

EPISODE 52 | January 23, 2011

Milk

This week on Cutting the Curd, Anne Saxelby sits us down to teach us more about the fabric of all…

EPISODE 51 | January 9, 2011

State of Cheese: Ohio

On the first Cutting the Curd of 2011 – Anne Saxelby resumes her state of the cheese series with the…

EPISODE 50 | December 19, 2010

Tia Keenan, Daphne Zepos & Matteo Kehler

This week on Cutting the Curd, Anne is joined by a special panel of friends and colleagues to discuss the…

EPISODE 49 | December 12, 2010

Monastic Cheese & Spirits

This week on Cutting the Curd, Anne is joined by cheesemonger Diana Pitett and author Kara Newman on a monastic…

EPISODE 48 | December 5, 2010

State of Cheese: Louisiana

This week on Cutting the Curd Anne Saxelby takes the State of Cheese series down to The Big Easy. Learn…

EPISODE 47 | November 21, 2010

State of Cheese: Utah

This week on Cutting the Curd Anne continues her State of Cheese series with a look at Utah and the…

EPISODE 46 | November 14, 2010

State of Cheese: Alabama

This week on Cutting the Curd Anne spoke to Alyce Birchenough of Sweet Home Farm in Alabama as part of…

EPISODE 45 | November 7, 2010

State of Cheese: New Hampshire

This week on Cutting the Curd Anne continues her State of Cheese series with New Hampshire. Doug Erb of Landaff…

EPISODE 44 | October 31, 2010

Cheese Horror Stories

This week on Cutting the Curd Anne speaks to Shanna Pacifico of Back 40 to share terrifying cheese stories: the…

EPISODE 43 | October 17, 2010

State of Cheese: Michigan

State #7: This week on Cutting the Curd Anne continues the saga that is The State of Cheese with Michigan:…

EPISODE 42 | October 3, 2010

State of Cheese: Kentucky

State #6: This week on Cutting the Curd Anne’s State of Cheese special continues with Kentucky: the bluegrass state, and…

EPISODE 41 | September 19, 2010

State of Cheese: New York

State #5: This week on Cutting the Curd Anne continues her State of Cheese series with New York State. Dean…

EPISODE 40 | August 29, 2010

State of Cheese: Connecticut

State #4: This week on Cutting the Curd Anne continues her State of Cheese series with Connecticut. With her Ma…

EPISODE 39 | August 22, 2010

State of Cheese: Virginia

State #3: This week on Cutting the Curd Anne continues her State of Cheese series with Virginia and Helen Feete…

EPISODE 38 | August 15, 2010

State of Cheese: Georgia

State #2: This week on Cutting the Curd Anne continues her state-by-state breakdown of cheese in the US with a…

EPISODE 37 | August 1, 2010

State of Cheese: California

State #1: This week on Cutting the Curd, Anne starts her “State of Cheese” series: a 50 part show series…

EPISODE 36 | July 25, 2010

Patricia Michelson

Patricia Michelson, owner of the famous La Fromagerie in London, and author of Cheese: The World’s Best Artisan Cheeses. Patricia…

EPISODE 35 | July 18, 2010

Andy Hatch of Uplands Cheese Company

This week on Cutting the Curd Anne and special guest host Samia Khan spoke to Andy Hatch of Uplands Cheese,…

EPISODE 34 | July 11, 2010

Kate Arding of Culture Magazine

This week on Cutting the Curd Anne spoke with Kate Arding. Kate runs Culture Magazine, one of the only cheese-exclusive…

EPISODE 33 | June 27, 2010

American Cheese Society Conference with Sasha Davies

This week on Cutting the Curd Anne spoke to Sasha Davies to speak about the American Cheese Society Conference, aka…

EPISODE 32 | June 20, 2010

Robert LaValva

Robert LaValva stopped by for a chat. Anne asked Robert about the days of the Agora, when markets and government…

EPISODE 31 | June 13, 2010

Adam Moskowitz

This week on Cutting the Curd Anne kicked it with Adam Moskowitz, cheese poet and president of Larkin. Adam described…

EPISODE 30 | June 6, 2010

Max McCalman

This week on Cutting the Curd Anne speaks to Max McCalman, the author of “Mastering Cheese: Lessons for Connoisseurship from…

EPISODE 29 | May 16, 2010

Betsy Divine & Katrina Vahedi

This week on Cutting the Curd Anne spoke with ricotta makers Betsy Divine and Katrina Vahedi. The ladies speak about…

EPISODE 28 | May 9, 2010

John Bunting

Anne speaks with John Bunting of John Bunting’s Dairy Journal to discuss the dairy industry and the monetary side of…

EPISODE 27 | May 2, 2010

Judy Schad

Anne talks with Judy Schad of Capriole about making goat cheese more accessible.

EPISODE 26 | April 25, 2010

Hilary Dennis & Leah Mayor

Anne Saxelby, Hilary Dennis & Leah Mayor talk about milksheds: what is a milkshed, and how does it affect the…

EPISODE 25 | April 18, 2010

Angela Miller

Anne talks with Angela Miller, author of “Hay Fever: How Chasing a Dream on Vermont Farm Changed My Life”.

EPISODE 24 | April 11, 2010

Louella Hill

Wanna be a cheese maker? Take notes from Anne Saxelby & special guest Louella Hill of Narragansett Creamery

EPISODE 23 | April 4, 2010

Bennoit Breal & Stephanie Wang

Anne’s parents stop by, along with Bennoit Breal and Stephanie Wang-Breal to talk cheese and Stephanie’s new documentary.

EPISODE 22 | March 28, 2010

Veronica Pedraza

Anne talks with Veronica Pedraza of Jasper Hill Farm about what it takes to make cheese.

EPISODE 21 | March 14, 2010

Diana Piettet

This week on Cutting The Curd, Diana Pittet talks about the origins of cheddar cheese and what it means to…

EPISODE 20 | March 7, 2010

Brooke Little, Erin Tevlin, Ayse Gurdale & Robert Aguilera

A group of female cheese mongers randomly find their way on this week’s episode of Cutting The Curd to share…

EPISODE 19 | February 21, 2010

Patrick Fitzgerald

This week on Cutting The Curd, actor & playwright Patrick Fitzgerald talks James Joyce & cheese.

EPISODE 18 | February 14, 2010

Jimmy Carbone, Claire Hartten & Carolyn Steel

Anne Saxelby, Jimmy Carbone & Claire Hartten are joined by author Carolyn Steel who talks about Sitopia, Waste, Efficiency &…

EPISODE 17 | February 7, 2010

Steve Jenkins & Robert Aguilera

This week on Cutting The Curd, Steve Jenkins and Robert Aguilera drop by to pay some respect to American artisan…

EPISODE 16 | January 31, 2010

Lara Pira & Mark Bello

Cutting The Curd discusses pizza this week with Lara Pira and Founder of Pizza a Casa Mark Bello. The best…

EPISODE 15 | January 17, 2010

Conrad Hosier & Sarah Zebrowski

This week on Cutting The Curd, Anne talks with Conrad Hosier & Sarah Zebrowski about sourcing and distributing artisan cheese.

EPISODE 14 | January 3, 2010

Dr. Diane Stemple

Anne Saxleby is joined by friend and cheese monger Dr. Diane Stemple to recap the decade in cheese.

EPISODE 13 | December 13, 2009

Claudia Keel

This week on Cutting The Curd, Anne continues her discussion on raw milk. This time, guest Claudia Keel comes by…

EPISODE 12 | December 6, 2009

David Gumpert

This week on Cutting The Curd, Anne Saxelby talks raw milk with author and expert David Gumpert.

EPISODE 11 | November 22, 2009

Steve Jenkins

Steve Jenkins, the man behind Fairway Market, joins Anne Saxelby on this week’s edition of Cutting The Curd. They talk…

EPISODE 10 | November 8, 2009

Chris Bradley & Mateo Kehler

Chris Bradley from Gramercy Tavern comes by and talks about his involvement in the cheese community. Also on the show,…

EPISODE 9 | October 25, 2009

Chris Gray

This week, Anne sits down with Chris Gray of Consider Bardwell Farms and talks about his history in the music…

EPISODE 8 | October 5, 2009

Mateo Kehler

On the latest episode of Cutting The Curd, Anne Saxelby is joined by Jasper Hill Farm co-founder & cheese guru…

EPISODE 7 | September 6, 2009

Anne Mendelson & Mary Habstritt

This week, Anne Saxelby is joined by two very special guests. Anne Mendelson & Mary Habstritt join the show for…

EPISODE 6 | August 23, 2009

Allison Hooper & Mark Fisher

Anne Saxelby phones in from Vermont to tell us all about the Vt. Cheese Festival. She’s joined by some of…

EPISODE 5 | August 9, 2009

Nicole Slaven & Tia Keenan

This week on Cutting The Curd, Anne and guest co-host Nicole Slaven talk with Tia Keenan, who is at the…

EPISODE 4 | July 26, 2009

Michael Lee

On this week’s episode of Cutting The Curd, Anne talks with Michael Lee of Twig Farms about making cheese in…

EPISODE 3 | June 29, 2009

Anne Mendelson

On this week’s Cutting the Curd, Anne speaks with the author of the acclaimed book “Milk: The Surprising Story Of…

EPISODE 2 | June 8, 2009

Rick Feete & Laini Fondiller

“Who’s Your Daddy?” This week Anne talks about breeding and genetics with Rick Feete and Laini Fondiller.

EPISODE 1 | June 7, 2009

Nathalie Jordie, Jeanne Carpenter & Bill Schlinsog

Anne Saxelby speaks about National Dairy Month and Wisconsin Cheese with Jeanne Carpenter Author of the blog www.cheeseunderground.blogspot.com and Bill…

Agriculture | December 14, 2015

The Case for Why Raw Milk Isn’t Dangerous

Culinary | December 12, 2015

The Most Wonderful Time of the Meal

Food History | October 29, 2015

The Growth of Endangered Cheese

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Cheese Nerds Wrap it Better

Hospitality | September 4, 2015

Don’t Let the Customer Smell Your Fear